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Address: Dorsoduro, Venice, Italy
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+39 338 919 6695
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Life is a journey, travelling is living twice.” – Omar Khayyam – (Persian...

Life is a journey, travelling is living twice.” – Omar Khayyam – (Persian poet of XII century)I am a tour leader. I visited many countries… not to find myself, tot o learn how to live. And from you, and all of those I met during my journeys I learned something.This is the reason why I love my job. For me it represents an opportunity to meet men and women from different places and with different cultures.

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A wonderfully informative, fun, full family day in Venice

We had the pleasure of touring Venice with Linda over the Thanksgiving holiday. Much to our dismay, it was raining the morning we were due to meet Linda. She graciously pushed our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of touring Venice with Linda over the Thanksgiving holiday. Much to our dismay, it was raining the morning we were due to meet Linda. She graciously pushed our time to meet out a bit so that the weather had time to clear. We (2 adults, 1 tween and 2 little boys) had the most fantastic day... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

There is the tourist Venice and the real Venice. There is St Mark's Square and the pigeons, souvenir sellers etc and then there is the living, breathing heart of Venezia with its secrets, histories and idiosyncrasies. This lady is Venetian and she is the real thing. UNMISSABLE !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

If you want to see the real Venice, book with Nadia. She is truly your "friend in Venice." If you want to see St. Mark's or the Rialto Bridge, do that on your own. But if you want to get away from the mobs of tourists let Nadia show you some of the most fantastic and private places in Venice.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

Found on Trip Advisor and what a find! Warm, friendly local who loves her city with a passion. Off the tourist track tour with fabulous off the regular track water taxi trip. Nadia showed and told us invaluable insights of Venice. A super lovely lady, money and time well worth spending. Do her trip first to make the rest of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

The name really does say it all. I now have a friend in Venice. Booking Nadia will be the best thing you can do during your time in Venice. She is personable, extremely friendly, great sense of humor, and knows the city like the back of her hand. She will show us the real Venice. The one away from the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

Nadia was recommended by a friend. We took a walking tour off the main thoroughfares in October 2015 and for people new to Venice she was informative and interesting. We did not walk too far but the information and insight Nadia provided enabled us to wander freely around the city and take paths we would not have known without her... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

We had found friend in Venice here in trip advisor, communication was great. Linda proposed a wonderful day based on both " not to miss" sites and our areas of interest. She was an excellent tour guide who is not only knowledgeable, personable bit also lots of fun to be with. It truly was one of our favorite days and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

We just got back from a quick trip in Venice. Since we were there only a short time, I wanted to get a good feel of the city and thought a walking tour would do just that. Luckily Nadia was free on the day we wanted! We have a 6 and 10 year old and Nadia did a great job... More 

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Casper, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

Giorgia was very informative and offered a wonderful tour I was on a solo trip and she made me feel very comfortable! I visited in June 2015.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

It was our first time in Venice and we where warned by friends that it would be swarming with tourists, long queues and big price tags. Still we absolutely wanted to get to know this beautiful place and so our research led us to Nadia. This was the best decision we could have made. We took the "Venice experience" tour.... More 

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